Remington Nylon 66

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by silverhog, Dec 28, 2009.

  1. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2010
  2. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    Originally Posted by Old Gun Guy
    I think you will find a wealth of information on this website;
    Old Gun Guy

    Old Gun Guy is who posted that on the Nylon 66 rifles, which he was 100% correct; "a wealth of information on this web site"!

    Last edited: Jan 11, 2010

  3. tinbender

    tinbender New Member

    Sep 5, 2006
    Nice rifles
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2010
  4. I have a Black diamond 76 lever I got for my 14th birthday on February 12 th 1962. Huh 48 th gun birthday! Funny
    I just found out how much these two year only models are selling ( being asked for). I liked mine as a kid but i haven't thought it to be every special in the last 40 years. i've probably only shot it a few times in those 40 years. When i was doing a lot of shooting I was in to pistols and shot guns. Now since i partially disabled i really enjoy shooting the 22's , the new .17HMR I got and the 10/22 to .17Hm2 I've got to get put together. The auto's are a bit easier for me to handle at this point. iI've decided I'm going to buy a SS Model 60 Marlin soon. and I want to talk to someone who has a magnum research maglite .17HM2 I want one if they function well ( Good?)
    I think if I could ever find some one who wanted to trade a Good H&K 300 with scope and clips I'd like to talk a deal if they were interested in my Black Nylon 76 or maybe one of my other guns- plus or minus cash depending. So if anyone knows of some one wishing / looking please let me know.
    Thanks Woodie
  5. TROB

    TROB New Member

    Feb 8, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    i should probably clean mine too. thanks for reminding me! :D
  6. oldobie

    oldobie New Member

    Oct 27, 2008
    I grew up in central Nebraska and had a Brown 66. A bunch of my buddies and I would walk the cut corn fields (farmers left about 1 foot of the stalks in the field to trap the snow) and flush the birds to one end. If they flew up some of us had shotguns, if they ran and stopped we would head shoot them with the 66. Those were the good days back in 62-63. I remember that 3 of us all bought brown 66's at the same time in the "hardware" store.

    Thanks for the memories!

    Rifle is still in the family, my youngest (51 yrs old) brother still has it.
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2010
  7. Snakedriver

    Snakedriver Active Member

    Mar 4, 2009
    SW. Florida
    As a kid I had a Remington Model 512 .22 bolt action that was a great shooter. When the Model 66's came out I wanted one in the worst way, but it never worked out. Dad always thought I'd just waste ammo if I had a semi-auto.

    I sure wish it had come to pass, I know they are great guns and it would be good to have one.
  8. silverhog

    silverhog New Member

    Dec 28, 2009
  9. silverhog

    silverhog New Member

    Dec 28, 2009
    My nylon 66 is as brand new since I have cleaned it completly. This weapon will feed me when SHTF.
  10. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    Their awesome rifles IMO. I have one on my bench right now that I'm getting ready to disassemble and replace/buy some parts for.
  11. Grahajp

    Grahajp New Member

    I bought an Apache back in the early eighties when my boys were just getting old enough to shoot. Between the three of us we have shot a zillion rounds thru the thing. Even though we have several other 22's to choose from, it's the first rifle we grab when heading to the river for some serious plinking. I love it :eek: and will never sell it
  12. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    I hear ya, the original Nylon 66 I got from my dad, man the rounds that thing went would be absolutly impossible to even think of how many thousand rounds went trough it...:)
    You'd think the rifling would be totally worn out!

    MYREDTAIL New Member

    Nov 5, 2010
    I bought mine NIB in 1975 its the Apachie Black with the chrome BBL It's easy to take apart to field clean it & that's as far as anyone should ever take one apart, I bought some new replacement parts for my Nylon 66 from Numrick arms as they carry new parts for most of the Nylon 66 model guns, so check them out if you are in need for some replacement 66 parts, I have shot a few hundred Woodchucks with my 66 using either CCI Stinger or Rem Yellow Jacket's out to apx 100 yds a good solid body or head shot will put them down with one shot,I have taken Bunnies with this gun & ammo also It's a gun that won't quit & something to hand down to the grand kids, etc.
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